Harris Michael joined Renaissance Capital as a Managing Director and Head of Turkey Product in 2014 and became Head of Research in 2015.
He started his career as an analyst with ABN AMRO in Istanbul in 1993.
He spent 19 years with BofA Merrill Lynch, where he respectively: launched research coverage of the Turkish, Egyptian, Israeli and Greek markets; led the Emerging Europe, Middle East & Africa (EEMEA) equity research team; and headed both EEMEA and Global Frontier Equity Strategy.
Throughout his career he has been the most highly ranked Emerging Market analyst/strategist in the Institutional Investor surveys, including top ranks for Turkey in 13 of the past 14 years.
Mike is also an adjunct Professor with Syracuse University’s London programme, where he teaches a course on Emerging and Frontier Markets.